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Great Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii)

Great Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii)

Great Crested-Tern (Sterna bergii) - Non-breeding



Great Crested-Tern (Thalasseus bergii) Great Crested-Tern (Sterna bergii) - Non-breeding Great Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii) Great Crested-Tern (Sterna bergii) - Breeding

Class: Aves
Family: Laridae
Common Name: Great Crested Tern
Genus: Thalasseus
Species Name: bergii

About The Great Crested Tern

This species can be found found on islands and coastlines of the tropical and subtropical Old World, ranging from the Atlantic Coast of South Africa, south around the Cape and continuing along the coast of Africa and Asia almost without break to south-east Asia and Australia. It can also be found on Madagascar, islands of the western Indian ocean and islands of the western and central Pacific Ocean. Outside the breeding season it can be found at sea throughout this range, with the exception of the central Indian Ocean (del Hoyo et al. 1996).

Rights Holder: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Bibliographic Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Thalasseus bergii. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org>

Trips Where Observed

Eastern Australia
French Polynesia
Indonesia
Madagascar

Member Lifelists

Africa
Asia
Australasia
World

Sites Where Observed

Location
Date
Notes
7/11/2010
7/13/2010
3/4/2016
Seen from a distance, best guess to species.
3/11/2016
Seen on the ferry from Sofifi.
3/14/2016
11/13/2017
Great Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii)

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